ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 15, 1976
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(Studio) UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) begins strike against Ford Motor Company
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Detroit, Michigan) Report on strike. Plant at River Rouge, Michigan, empty; pickets outside talk about reason for strike. [MAN - says they don't get paid enough.] [2nd MAN - says money is name of the game.] UAW's main issue is to cut work week so more jobs available. [UAW President Leonard WOODCOCK - says will be great displacement of workers if move in this direction not taken because of higher rate of auto. production expected.] Experts say strike won't last over 2 or 3 weeks because of effects on company and workers.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz
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